Program work

The DNR's Shallow Lakes Management Plan This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. guides the work of wildlife lake specialists, who:

  • provide technical support to field managers
  • recommend policy considerations to the Fish and Wildlife division's management team
  • represent the division on lake management issues involving the public and other agencies

What we're doing

Find out what we're doing - and what you can do - to help Minnesota's troubled waters This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it..

Our work includes:

  • conducting habitat evaluations on lakes across the state annually
  • guiding the formal designation of wildlife management lakes, waterfowl feeding and resting areas, refuges and sanctuaries
  • identifying lake management problems
  • recommending lake management strategies and developing management plans
  • assisting citizen participation
  • developing and maintaining GIS and database products of current and historical information and distributing them to relevant parties

Management Plans that you can comment on

Send comments to:

Nicole Hansel-Welch, Shallow Lake Program Supervisor
nicole.hansel-welch@state.mn.us

or

Wendy Krueger, Area Wildlife Supervisor
wendy.krueger@state.mn.us